By Herbert Njiru Nyaga (Energy 4 Impact, Rwanda). As part of their research partnership with Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) in Rwanda, Energy 4 Impact…Read the full article, E4I Rwanda eCooking Competition
By Alexis Caujolle (Geres) and Richard Sieff (Loughborough University). Do electric cooking appliances fit the local cooking culture and electricity supply in Myanmar? Are people…Read the full article, Geres ECO project - Myanmar: rapid and long lasting eCook uptake displaces charcoal and wood
By Megan Bomba (Nexleaf Analytics), Chelestino Balama (TAFORI), Mary Swai (SESCOM), Richard Sieff (Loughborough University), Eric Wright (Nexleaf Analytics). A recent MECS-ECO (Electric Cooking Outreach)…Read the full article, Sustained EPC Use Highlights Clear Potential for eCooking in Tanzania: Lessons from a MECS-ECO Pilot Project in Grid-Connected Morogoro.
By Mourine Chepkemoi (African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)), Jon Leary (Gamos Ltd.) and Shukri Abdulkadir (Loughborough University). The MECS Kenya team joined forces with…Read the full article, Electrifying Kenya’s Clean Cooking Week
By Joanes Atela, Victoria Chengo, Joel Onyango (African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)) Cooking with electricity presents a strategic opportunity for a large scale clean…Read the full article, Unlocking e-cooking in Kenya through a strategic multi-stakeholder approach
By Susann Stritzke and Malcolm Bricknell (Loughborough University). The latest "Energizing Finance Report" by SEforAll has not only again illustrated the significant funding gap for…Read the full article, Carbon finance – the (yet) untapped potential for modern energy cooking
by Robert Van Buskirk, Kachione, LLC This is the second piece of a series of blogs by the Kachione team who are pioneering Solar Home…Read the full article, Lessons from a women's empowerment exchange between Northern Tanzania and Malawi
By Dr. Joni Cook (Loughborough University) A nuanced, conceptual approach to exploring how the MECS narrative and approaches could integrate into a research agenda for…Read the full article, Integrating a MECS approach into research agendas for advancing access to modern energy cooking services in overlooked cities
By Olivia Hansel and Martin Osei (California Polytechnic State University). In 2015 California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) students working with Dr. Pete Schwartz created…Read the full article, A Global Learning Community: Insulated Solar Electric Cooker (ISEC)
By Dr. Elisa Puzzolo (The University of Liverpool), Dr. Fernando Rubinstein (The University of Liverpool), Mr. Emmanuel Betang (Douala General Hospital, Cameroon), Prof. Bertrand Mbatchou…Read the full article, The University of Liverpool publishes ‘A policy review of the energy sector’ as part of the MECS-funded project Transitioning to Modern Energy Cooking Services in Cameroon (October 2021)
By Melinda Barnard-Tallier (Gamos Ltd.) This blog accompanies the recent research by iDE on the cooking practices of people living with disabilities (PWD) and explores…Read the full article, An exploration into the cooking practices of People Living with Disability and the Elderly: A Cambodian perspective
By Dr. Karin Troncoso. This blog discusses decision making processes undertaken by people living in poverty in relation to cooking practices, and makes 8 recommendations…Read the full article, Do the poor make rational decisions?